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Learn how we support up-and-coming filmmakers during the creative process.
Get an inside look at how our team of scientists and engineers creates the magic behind your entertainment experiences.
Dolby in the Cinema
Be captivated by your favorite movies in Dolby sound.
Dolby Surround 7.1
Dolby Atmos Cinema Sound
Dolby Atmos propels you into the story with powerful, all-around sound.
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See your favorite movies in Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround 7.1, or Dolby 3D.
Dolby at Home
Transform your living room into a sophisticated home theater with amazing sound and true-to-life video quality.
The Evolution of Surround Sound
Dolby led the evolution of stereo sound into surround and beyond.
Dolby Vision captures the story with incredibly bright colors, ultra-dark blacks, and vivid hues.
Dolby on the Go
Stellar sound quality. All of your favorite content. Wherever life takes you.
Amazon and Dolby Are Changing Mobile
Learn how Dolby and Amazon are changing the way you enjoy mobile entertainment.
Rediscover the Magic of Life of Pi
Hear the difference Dolby audio makes when you watch Life of Pi on your mobile device.
Dolby at Work
Improve productivity by transforming the conference call into an in-person meeting experience with Dolby Voice and the Dolby Voice Conference Phone.
Dolby Voice Conference Phone
Feel like you're right there in the room with the stunning clarity of Dolby Voice.
We've reinvented the conference phone to deliver lifelike clarity and conversational ease.
Partners and Professionals
Find Dolby solutions, services, and support that can help you create more engaging products, content, and entertainment experiences.
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The first reference decoder for Dolby TrueHD, the Dolby DP580 assists broadcasters and manufacturers in the adoption and deployment of all Dolby audio codecs. It also performs comprehensive monitoring and logging functions.
The Dolby® Professional Reference Decoder DP580 allows you to monitor streams along multiple points of the broadcast chain.
It provides a detailed analysis of Dolby audio streams, making it ideal for broadcast trials and manufacturers' test environments.
As the first reference Dolby TrueHD decoder, the Dolby DP580 enables validation of associated Dolby TrueHD signals encoded in the Metadata-enhanced Audio Transmission (MAT) format—the first time this type of validation has been available for any testing environment.
The Dolby DP580 also monitors the enhanced features of Dolby Digital Plus™, including secondary audio bitstream mixing and 7.1-channel decoding. It provides a real-time reference tool for generating signals for Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby Digital.
With the Dolby DP580, you can perform quality control at any point within your headends. It also enables monitoring, display, and logging of all audio-related metadata.
The Dolby DP580 also includes support for HDMI® with Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) device emulation, allowing emulation of HDMI repeater/sink devices such as A/V receivers and HDTVs. The DP580's many additional features include:
Dolby has been at the forefront of developing innovative solutions to overcome loudness problems. Whatever the cause, we can effectively address it. And our solutions work together to ensure the best possible viewer experience.
A multifunction display provides status indications and facilitates setup operations. LEDs indicate errors and the presence of audio and video. Front-panel controls and connections include:
A complete set of inputs and outputs offers comprehensive connection capabilities for any facility or configuration. For a complete list, click the Specifications tab.
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Ensure that audiences enjoy a quality, accurate audio experience.
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